Missions

At Riverside we love to be a part of the work God is doing not only in our community, but around the world. Here are some of the missionaries we regularly support locally and globally.



Victor and Sonia Mayoral – Primo Tapia, Mexico
Victor and Sonia operate Sojourners Mission which is a base for mission teams to stay and partner with the ongoing work taking place around northern Baja Mexico.

For more information, please check out the Sojourners Mission Website,
and the Sojourners Mission Video


Paul & Elizabeth Johnson – Rwanda
The Johnsons are serving in Rwanda where they are engaged in ongoing mission work such as church planting, leadership training, and helping establish local libraries which fosters ongoing literacy and education.

For more information, visit the website: Grace Rwanda


Steve Thompson – Global Aid Network
Steve is an Operations Manager for Gain’s Water For Life Initiative. As Operations Manager, Steve is responsible for the financial management and administrative operations, as well as overseeing the well drilling operations in each country Gain is ministering in.

For more information, visit:


Norm and Michelle Smith – EFCCM
Presently residing in White Rock, BC, Norm and Michelle are missionaries with the Evangelical Free Church of Canada and are serving in Canada and Europe. Norm is working with ReachGlobal helping organize logistics for conferences and other RG training events throughout Europe.
Michelle’s new ministry focus is to build relationships as she works with the deaf community here in the Lower Mainland. Michelle also continues to plan and assist at the Deaf Summer Camp held annually at Calvary Chapel’s Vajta Retreat centre in Hungary.

For more information, visit the EFCCM website


Michelle Sandeen – Wycliffe
Michelle presently resides in Indiana, PA, with her husband Andrew and their two kids, Zarya and Jerod. Michelle is involved with Bible translation with Wycliffe, working with a team in Tanzania via correspondance.

For more information, check out the Wycliffe Associates Website


Savannah Notenbomer – Youth Unlimited
Savannah works with Youth Unlimited in Langley, BC. Her role takes her to various High Schools where she is able to meet with and build relationships with youth. Youth Unlimited also runs programs out of their base, Hangar 17, at the Langley airport.

For more information, visit: